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wordplaynoun [U]

uk   /ˈwɜːd.pleɪ/  us   /ˈwɝːd-/
the ​activity of ​joking about the ​meanings of words, ​especially in an ​intelligent way
(Definition of wordplay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wordplay”
in Chinese (Simplified) 巧妙应答, 俏皮话, 文字游戏…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巧妙應答, 俏皮話, 文字遊戲…
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